Merola Staff


Merola Opera Program Staff

Jean Kellogg

Executive Director

Tracy Grant

Director of Contributed Giving

Ruben B. Pimentel, Jr.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Mark Shattuck

Director of Finance & Administration

Lauren Hewitt

Artists' Services Manager

Amy Kessler

Donor Relations & Events Manager

Cindy Ho


Hilda Li

Marketing & Development Assistant


San Francisco Opera Center Staff

Carrie-Ann Matheson

Artistic Director

Markus Beam

General Manager

Kathy Rose

Production Manager





Merola operates in close artistic collaboration with San Francisco Opera but is an independent nonprofit organization. Governed by a separate Board of Directors, Merola is responsible for its own long-term financial stability and fundraising, and is grateful to the hundreds of loyal members, donors and foundations who support the Program.
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